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Does it takes two years to cure first stage leukaemia?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
No set time exists: Leukemia (a cancer in which certain white blood cells over reproduce healthy concentrations), like all forms of cancer, represents a failure of the person's immune system function to prevent cancer before ever detectable by current means. Because understanding all the complexity remains poor, there are no cures, only treatments of varying efficacy, varying widely individual to individual.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Provided original answer
Study: http://www.kurzweilai.net/researchers-pinpoint-limbo-noisy-place-where-cancer-cells-may-emerge for a bit more insight into basic science & a midgeon little of the complexity involved. Also study: https://goo.gl/xqf4e4 for some fundamental wisdom likely to greatly improve your success in life.
Jan 23, 2016
Last updated Jan 23, 2016

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